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Published June 29, 2022

The US may be heading for a recession this year. It isn’t slowing down growth in the global Internet of Things (IoT) services market.

That’s expected to grow from $163.7 billion in 2021 to $188.8 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.3%, according to Reportlinker.com.

Why IoT Can Be a Game-Changer for Digital Customer Experience
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Published October 26, 2021

I heard on the news from the CDC that the COVID booster shot is now available. And being a responsible person who cares about the spread of this disease, I decided to sign-up for a shot. And that’s when I realized just how complex this event is for developers.

COVID App Complexity
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Published August 12, 2021

I just heard that businesses are repatriating cloud workloads.

I was told, “The history of IT is paved with dreams of lower costs, better performance, and higher reliability through migrations to new platforms and languages and new architectures and infrastructures.”

“Some of the biggest recorded IT waste has been when companies focus on the ‘next big thing’ and have issues achieving successful implementations.

Was Cloud A Mistake?
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Published August 10, 2021

Here at Nastel, we have a very active and passionate debate culture, and most work mornings the coffee room is a hive of opinions and ideas. It often feels like I imagine the debates on the Roman Senate floor, or a Greek philosopher’s dinner would have felt.

Data, Statistics and the Pandemic
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Published August 6, 2021

Since the inception of the internet, philosophers have been writing about the reduction in critical thinking that civilization has experienced.

Pre-internet when you wanted to understand a subject, you would turn to credentialed experts, who would have spent decades researching a specific topic, published papers and books on the subject, presented lecture series on the subject, and in many fields have a storied history of practicing what they preach.

How the Pandemic Accelerated the Changes to how we Consider Emails
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Published April 19, 2021

Cloud is not new. The term dates back at least twenty years. Some people will tell you that the term “cloud” just means using someone else’s computing environment, and in some ways, this is where it started.

Have Cloud Security Needs Changed Since COVID-19?
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Published December 15, 2020

Business agility is critical. It’s shocking and saddening to see the number of large household names that we grew up with going into administration. Companies that have always been there and we thought always would stand the test of time.

Speed is King in COVID-19 times
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Published September 25, 2020

COVID-19 delivered a blow to the way we all work, and almost overnight millions of us has to learn how to work remotely. For many companies this forced lesson, taught them that actually remote working can have a lot of positive benefits.

How businesses are making hybrid offices a permanent feature
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Published September 8, 2020

A business has to choose a pathway, either to focus on the needs of shareholders or the needs of customers. No one likes to hear this, because in the perfect world, we’d love to think that we can do both.

Shareholder Value versus Lifetime Customer Value.
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Published August 20, 2020

Julius Caesar is quoted as saying “Veni, vidi, vici” (I came, I saw, I conquered), if Caesar had been a businessman in 2020, I think he may have said Collectas indicium Lunaris examinetur et sententiis (I collected data, I analyzed, I decided), and he may have added I used Nastel XRay to do it.

Veni, Vidi, Vici!